Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 210 188
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22 +21
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
East of England median daily rate £450 - £413
10th Percentile £381 - £346
90th Percentile £503 - £469
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.42 - £40.00

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 922 955 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.13% 18.82% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 543 681
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £303 £276 £230
90th Percentile £575 £566 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 40
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £30.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -14.58% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.89 £26.13
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £45.78
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £431 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 3 (42.86%) Power BI
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) ERD
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Functions
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ERD
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Office Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft